Period
to 22 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for EnCase skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited EnCase over the 6 months to 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Guidance Software EnCase
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1127 1178 1239
Rank change year-on-year +51 +61 -41
Permanent jobs citing EnCase 57 69 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.036% 0.029%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.37% 0.42% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 41 59 37
UK median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,450 £86,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.29% -32.08% +37.93%

EnCase is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 15436 16425 16751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.86% 8.66% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 12612 13269 13546
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +2.13%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £74,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

EnCase
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing EnCase as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for EnCase in the UK

EnCase
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing EnCase.

Salary trend for EnCase in the UK

EnCase
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing EnCase over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Salary histogram for EnCase in the UK

EnCase
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing EnCase within the UK over the 6 months to 22 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +41 56 £70,000 +27.27% 3
London -6 38 £70,000 +27.27% 2
UK excluding London +51 18 £42,500 +4.29% 1
Midlands +42 6 - -
West Midlands - 6 - -
South West - 5 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 4 £36,250 -
North of England - 4 £36,250 - 1
South East +51 2 £70,000 +64.71%
East of England - 1 £49,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, IT jobs citing EnCase also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for EnCase.

1 32 (56.14%) Forensic Analysis
2 23 (40.35%) FTK
3 21 (36.84%) Firewall
4 20 (35.09%) SIEM
5 19 (33.33%) GIAC
5 19 (33.33%) Information Security
5 19 (33.33%) Cisco
6 18 (31.58%) Linux
6 18 (31.58%) E-Discovery
6 18 (31.58%) PowerShell
7 17 (29.82%) Open Source
7 17 (29.82%) Vulnerability Management
7 17 (29.82%) Rapid7
7 17 (29.82%) LogRhythm
7 17 (29.82%) Nexpose
7 17 (29.82%) Symantec
7 17 (29.82%) GSEC
7 17 (29.82%) Nessus
7 17 (29.82%) CEH
7 17 (29.82%) Nmap
7 17 (29.82%) Kali Linux
8 16 (28.07%) Palo Alto
8 16 (28.07%) Network Security
9 15 (26.32%) Snort
9 15 (26.32%) Suricata
10 12 (21.05%) Analytics
11 11 (19.30%) Digital Forensics
11 11 (19.30%) Metasploit
11 11 (19.30%) Law
11 11 (19.30%) Sophos

EnCase
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (7.02%) InfoPath
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 9 (15.79%) Relativity
3 3 (5.26%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.84%) Firewall
2 16 (28.07%) Network Security
3 10 (17.54%) DHCP
3 10 (17.54%) DNS
4 9 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (14.04%) BGP
5 8 (14.04%) EIGRP
5 8 (14.04%) OSPF
6 7 (12.28%) Internet
6 7 (12.28%) IPsec
6 7 (12.28%) SSL
6 7 (12.28%) VPN
6 7 (12.28%) Wireless
7 4 (7.02%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.51%) SAN
10 1 (1.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) EDRMS
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (19.30%) Law
2 6 (10.53%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Analyst
2 11 (19.30%) Security Analyst
3 10 (17.54%) Consultant
4 9 (15.79%) Cisco Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) Forensic Consultant
4 9 (15.79%) Network Security Analyst
5 8 (14.04%) Network Analyst
6 7 (12.28%) Security Specialist
7 6 (10.53%) Cybersecurity Investigator
7 6 (10.53%) Forensic Analyst
7 6 (10.53%) Information Security Specialist
7 6 (10.53%) Information Specialist
7 6 (10.53%) Security Investigator
8 5 (8.77%) Digital Analyst
9 4 (7.02%) Forensic Investigator
10 3 (5.26%) Computer Forensics Consultant
11 2 (3.51%) Network Specialist
11 2 (3.51%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.26%) iPad
2 2 (3.51%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Cybercrime
3 1 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.75%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.58%) Linux
2 17 (29.82%) Kali Linux
3 10 (17.54%) Windows
4 3 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.75%) Solaris
5 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (56.14%) Forensic Analysis
2 20 (35.09%) SIEM
3 19 (33.33%) Information Security
4 18 (31.58%) E-Discovery
5 17 (29.82%) Open Source
5 17 (29.82%) Vulnerability Management
6 12 (21.05%) Analytics
7 11 (19.30%) Digital Forensics
8 8 (14.04%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
8 8 (14.04%) Network Management
9 7 (12.28%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (12.28%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (12.28%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (12.28%) Web Filtering
10 4 (7.02%) Computer Forensics
10 4 (7.02%) CRM
10 4 (7.02%) Data Protection
10 4 (7.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 3 (5.26%) e-Disclosure
11 3 (5.26%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 9 (15.79%) SQL
3 6 (10.53%) Python
4 3 (5.26%) VB
5 1 (1.75%) Perl
5 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (33.33%) GIAC
2 17 (29.82%) CEH
2 17 (29.82%) GSEC
3 9 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
4 7 (12.28%) GCFA
4 7 (12.28%) GCFE
4 7 (12.28%) GCIH
5 6 (10.53%) DV Cleared
5 6 (10.53%) GCIA
6 5 (8.77%) Degree
7 4 (7.02%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (3.51%) CFCE
8 2 (3.51%) CREST Certified
8 2 (3.51%) SANS
9 1 (1.75%) EnCE
9 1 (1.75%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.75%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (26.32%) Snort
2 9 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (40.35%) FTK
2 17 (29.82%) Nessus
2 17 (29.82%) Nexpose
2 17 (29.82%) Nmap
3 15 (26.32%) Suricata
4 7 (12.28%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (10.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (7.02%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 2 (3.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Cisco
2 17 (29.82%) LogRhythm
2 17 (29.82%) Rapid7
2 17 (29.82%) Symantec
3 16 (28.07%) Palo Alto
4 11 (19.30%) AlienVault
4 11 (19.30%) CyberArk
4 11 (19.30%) Sophos
5 10 (17.54%) Qualys
6 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 9 (15.79%) Nuix
7 4 (7.02%) Cellebrite
8 3 (5.26%) Proofpoint
9 2 (3.51%) Hitachi
9 2 (3.51%) Splunk